1896 Cornish Organ...Upcycled Organ Desk #5

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Project by lathman posted 04-27-2013 03:09 AM 1947 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

started out as a 1896 Cornish Organ Co, Detroit, MI pump/reed organ … this from a gal who had it buried in the back of her small garage…and it had been there for some time…..after a little tlc….it’s done..and hopefully not destined to the back of a garage for a long while!

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#1 posted 04-27-2013 04:31 AM

Another beautiful desk! Maybe the next time the organ has candle stands, you can incorporate them as coffee holders!


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#2 posted 04-27-2013 12:17 PM

The way you transform these pieces is nothing short of magical!

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#3 posted 04-27-2013 12:21 PM

Wow! this is great

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#4 posted 04-27-2013 01:41 PM

Nice work, and a great piece of history saved.

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#5 posted 04-27-2013 01:44 PM

I’ll tell you what. That is a very special piece. Nice work and congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 04-27-2013 03:23 PM

What a really cool way to preserve something beautiful.

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#7 posted 04-27-2013 04:39 PM

really nice job

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#8 posted 04-27-2013 08:04 PM

beautiful piece

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#9 posted 04-30-2013 02:45 PM

Wow! You magically turned that old stuff into something wonderful and useful. Excellent work!

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